UK: Military bomb disposal experts called in after discovery of WW2 bomb on HS2 rail line

A German Second World War bomb has been detonated by military bomb disposal experts in a controlled explosion, after it was discovered at a High Speed 2 (HS2) rail site in Warwickshire. Police had been called to an area of Read More …

The Netherlands: Police find explosives, weapons and ammunition during search of a house in Oisterwijk

The police found Explosives, weapons and ammunition during a search of a house on the Haarenseweg in Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant, on Saturday evening. According to the police, there was no immediate danger to the surrounding area. A police spokesperson could not Read More …

Illinois: Police, FBI investigating after explosive device found in Marissa trailer park

Marissa Police, a state bomb squad and the FBI are investigating after a police officer found an explosive device in a Marissa trailer park early Saturday. Authorities closed roads and evacuated some trailers at the South Marissa Trailer Park as Read More …

Ukraine: ‘Traitor’ police chief who defected to Russia killed in explosion in Melitopol

A police officer who defected to Russia was killed in an explosion in the occupied Ukrainian city of Melitopol on Thursday. Oleksandr Mishchenko succumbed to his grievous injuries after an improvised device exploded at the entrance to the block where Read More …

Pakistan militant attack kills three troops

Militants in northwest Pakistan set off a bomb while targeting a temporary military camp with rockets and guns, in an incident that killed at least three troops, security officials said on Friday, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Read More …

Russia: FSB detains teenager for plotting arson at electricity facility in Kaluga region

Officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB) have detained a 17-year-old man who planned to set fire to a local electricity substation in the Kaluga region, the FSB press center said on Friday. “An act of sabotage at an energy Read More …

Japan: Police seize likely explosive powder from attack suspect’s home

Police seized powder believed to be used in making explosives at the home of a man accused of throwing an explosive device near Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who was campaigning for a Lower House by-election. Investigators suspect that the silver-colored Read More …

‘I don’t want more children to suffer what I did’: the 50-year fight to clear US bombs from Laos

Youa Thaiyang is standing at the edge of his field in the northern Laos province of Xieng Khouang. A slight man of 61, dressed in jeans and flip-flops, he’s showing a photo of a BLU-26 submunition to a community liaison Read More …